Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.

1888 - 1969

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Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr. (September 6, 1888 – November 18, 1969) was a prominent American businessman, investor and politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. has received more than 6,330,220 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. is the 2,522nd most popular politician (up from 2,671st in 2019), the 832nd most popular biography from United States (up from 848th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular American Politician.

Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. was a businessman, investor, and politician who served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1938 to 1940. He was the father of President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy.

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Among politicians, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. ranks 2,522 out of 15,710Before him are Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Rudolf I of Bohemia, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Thabo Mbeki, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, and Bartolomeo Eustachi. After him are Alcinous, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Kārlis Ulmanis, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg, Walter Scheel, and Gerard de Ridefort.

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Among people born in 1888, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. ranks 34Before him are Frits Zernike, Andrei Tupolev, Selman Waksman, Inge Lehmann, Maurice Chevalier, and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. After him are Josef Albers, Georges Bernanos, Ernst Kretschmer, Oskar Schlemmer, Richard E. Byrd, and Herbert Spencer Gasser. Among people deceased in 1969, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. ranks 29Before him are Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Levi Eshkol, Arthur Friedenreich, Witold Gombrowicz, Dominique Pire, and Boris Karloff. After him are Itzhak Stern, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Josef von Sternberg, Moïse Tshombe, B. Traven, and Allen Dulles.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. ranks 832 out of 15,968Before him are Loie Fuller (1862), Michael Crichton (1942), Jerry Stiller (1927), Robert Knepper (1959), Tommy Hilfiger (1951), and Burgess Meredith (1907). After him are Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Herbie Hancock (1940), Melanie Griffith (1957), Quincy Jones (1933), Norman Rockwell (1894), and Jane Addams (1860).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. ranks 73Before him are Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Gina Haspel (1956), and John Kerry (1943). After him are Barbara Bush (1925), John Sherman (1823), Eliot Ness (1903), Colin Powell (1937), Éamon de Valera (1882), and Dred Scott (1795).